American Indian Workshop

Events / Exhibitions / Congresses


Cancellation of these events, or switch to virtual events, possible due to Corona Pandemic. Please check webpages!

March 31 - October 27


Webinar Series

Discover Archaeology

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Cortez, CO/USA

March 02 - September 07


Red Nation Television Network Monthly Film Series

Native & Indigenous Cinema on the Silver Screen

Red Nation Television Network
Woodland Hills, CA/USA

May 26



Virtual Artist Talk with Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty

School for Advanced Research
Santa Fe, NM/USA

May 26



Indigenizing the National Parks: Yellowstone's 150th Anniversary

Native Organizers Alliance (NOA)

May 27

Ozarks Studies Association (OSA) Conference

2nd Annual Conference

Springdale, AR/USA

May 27

25th Q-Grad Conference

Queer Temporalities: Resisting Straight~forwards

LGBTQ Studies, University of California
Los Angeles, CA/USA

- May 31

Special Exhibition

Spring 2022

Rainmaker Gallery

May 31 - June 03

French Association of American Studies Congress

Legitimacy, Authority, Canons

Université Bordeaux Montaigne

- June 2022


Webinar Lecture Series

First Nations Studies

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) - American Indian Studies
Madison, WI/USA

June 01 - 03

Interdisciplinary Conference

Chesapeake Studies: Change and Continuity in America's Estuary

Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD/USA

June 01 - 04


43rd American Indian Workshop

Northern Perspectives, Native Americans in WW II & Current Research

University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg City/Luxembourg

June 02 - 03

Graduate Student Forum

Graduate Student Forum on Early American history (up to 1815)

Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Boston, MA/USA

June 03


Terra Study Day on American Photography

Interrogating Western Americana: Photography, Indigeneity, Ecology


June 06 - 10


Virtual Conference

Anthropology, AI and the Future of Human Society

Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

June 08


First Nations Studies 2021-2022 Webinar Lecture Series

Honoring Indigenous Ways of Knowing In Our Schools: Empowering A Future For All Students

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Madison, WI/USA

June 08 - 10



Polar (In)Securities: The Future of Global Affairs in the Circumpolar North

The Arctic Institute
Washington, DC/USA

June 08 - 11

Annual Congress of the French Association of Canadian Studies (AFEC)

70 Years after the "Massey Report": an Assessment of Culture and Cultural Policies in Canada

Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Versailles & Canadian Embassy

June 09 - 10


John Douglas Taylor Conference

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

McMaster University
Hamilton, ON/Canada

June 09 - 10

International Symposium

Museum Anthropology in the 21st Century

Museum Fünf Kontinentet

June 10 - 11

New England American Studies Association (NEASA) Conference

The Body in American Culture and Society

Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, MA/USA

June 13 - July 08

Summer Institute

Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA)

Department of Anthropology, National Museum of natural History
Washington, DC/USA

June 15 - 19

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC) Conference

Currents and Flows: Ecologies, Creativities, and Materials

University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK/Canada

June 16 - 17


McNeil Center for Early American Studies Conference

Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI), University of Southern California – Huntington
Los Angeles, CA/USA

June 20


International Academic Conference

Human: Language, Society, Culture

Society “Kultūras Artefakts” & Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Daugavpils University

June 21



The Reparation of Reconciliation. Financial Compensation to Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Amerika-Institut LMU Munich & Bavarian American Academy

June 22 - 25


Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS)

HOTCUS Annual Conference

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland/UK

June 22 - 25

Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History

Maritime Commerce and Trade: North American Waterborne Supply Chains in Historical Context

Cape Fear Community College
Wilmington, NC/USA

June 24 - 25


Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife

Tools and Toolmaking in New England

Historic Deerfield
Deerfield, MA/USA

June 25



Beading Together: Radical Stitch Symposium

MacKenzie Art Gallery
Regina, SK/Canada

June 28


AIW Talkshop

Cooperation Without Submission. Articulating Indigenous Jurisdictions Amidst Settler Social Orders
(Justin B. Richland, UC Irvine)

Registration: m.lindner[a]em.uni-frankfurt


June 28 - 30



Cultures, Communities and Design: A conference connecting planning, landscapes, architecture and people

School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary
Calgary, AL/Canada

- July 03

Special Exhibition

Dress to Redress: Exploring Native American Material Culture

The American Museum & Gardens

July 03 - 16

Graz International Summer School Seggau (GUSEGG)

Re-Measuring, Re-Calculating, Re-Counting: State – Society – Religion in Transition


Seggau Castle

July 04 - 06

Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA) Conference

20th Annual Conference

University of Kent

July 04 - 08

European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference

Same planet, different worlds: environmental histories imagining anew

University of Bristol

July 06 - 09


Indigenous Print Cultures, Media, and Literatures

Johannes Gutenberg-University

July 07 - 16

Guided Bus Tour

On Tuscarora Trails from Niagara Falls to Philadelphia: A Historical Journey

Lewiston, NY - Rochester, NY - Corning, NY - Lancaster, PA - Philadelphia, PA

July 14 - 16

Conference & Workshop

Underrepresented Voices of the American Revolution

Massachusetts Historical Society & Suffolk University
Boston, MA/USA

July 16 - 24

International Osnabrueck Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law

No Trespassing? Property/Theory between the Disciplines

University of Osnabrueck

July 21 - 24

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) Conference

43rd Annual Meeting

New Orleans, LA/USA

July 25 - 29


Summer Institute

26th Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Madison, WI/USA

July 25 - August 05

Summer School

First European Summer School in Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies Centres of the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck
Vienna and Innsbruck/Austria

July 28 - 29


Manuscript Workshop

Southern History and the Environment

Journal of Southern History (JSH) & Department of History, Rice University
Houston, TX/USA

[Date to be announced]

Nordic Association for Canadian Studies (NACS) Conference

"From far and wide": Cultures, memories and identities in Canada

Canadian Studies Centre, University of Aarhus

August 02 - 04

Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting

Greening the Field(s)


August 04 - 06


Indigenous Perspectives on the Meanings of Lamanite

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT/USA

August 10 - 12

Nordic Association for Canadian Studies (NACS) - XIII 2021 Conference

‘From far and wide’: Cultures, memories and identities in Canada

Canadian Studies Centre

August 10 - 14

Film Festival


August 20 - 28

International Council of Museums (ICOM) General Conference

The Power of Museums

Prague Congress Centre
Prague/Czech Republic

- August 28

Special Exhibition

Radical Stitch

MacKenzie Art Gallery
Regina, SK/Canada

August 29 - September 01


Heritage Summer Schools

Contested Cultural objects and the Role of Provenance Research

Center for Global Heritage and Development, Universiteit Leiden/TU Delft/Erasmus University

Rotterdam/The Netherlands

August 29 - [tba]


H-NET Conference

Inaugural H-net Teaching History Conference

H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences Online
East Lansing, MI/USA

September 02 - 03

BGEAH Conference

British Group of Early American Historians' Conference

Cardiff University
Cardiff, Wales/UK

September 07 - 09

Fourth International Symposium

The Latest Results of American Studies


Polish Academy of Sciences & Institute of Archaeology, University of Wrocław

September 07 - 10

American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE) Conference

Connecting Communities: Reclaiming Indigenous Knowledge

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS/USA

- September 11

Special Exhibition

Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI)
New York, NY/USA

- September 17

Special Exhibition

Waawiindamaw. Promise: Indigenous Art and Colonial Treaties in Canada

North American Native Museum (NONAM)

September 21 - 23

Congress of Polish Canadianists / Congrès des Canadianistes Polonais

Eye/I on Canada: Exclusion and Inclusion / Voix/Voie du Canada: Exclusion et Inclusion

University of Białystok

September 21 - 23


Understanding the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence in the Public Imagination

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO/USA

September 21 - 24


Northern Great Plains History Conference

Fargo, ND/USA

September 22 - 24


International Conference of Thomas Paine Studies

Crafting Narratives of Empire: Contested Roots of Revolution in the Long 18th Century

Institute for Thomas Paine Studies (ITPS), Iona College
New Rochelle, NY/USA

September 23 - 25



Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga, NY/USA

September 28 - 29


International Conference

Ethnic, Racial and Religious Conflicts Globally: Analysis, Research and Resolution

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL/USA

September 29 - 30

International Conference

Living with Climate Change: Perspectives from the Humanities and Beyond

American Philosophical Society (APS)
Philadelphia, PA/USA

September 29 - 30


International Conference on Sustainability Culture (ICSC)

Sustainability, Agroecological Transition, and the Sense of Belongingness to the Land, Environment, and Each Other

National Chung Hsing University, International Agriculture Center

September 29 - October 01

American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) Conference

Appalling Ocean, Verdant Land: America and the Sea

Nord University

September 29 - October 01

Postgraduate Conference

Participation in Postcolonial Wor(l)ds

Haus der Universität

September 29 - October 02


Religion in the North American West

Williams P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
Taos, NM/USA

September 29 - October 01


International Conference

Critical Digital Humanities International Conference

Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Toronto, ON/Canada

October 03 - 05

International Conference on the American Literary West

(Un)Charted and Nomadic West(s)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)

October 06 - 08

International Conference

Objects in Conflict. The Material Culture of Intercultural Diplomacy (1600 – 1830)

University of Regensburg

October 11 - 13

Annual Repatriation Conference

ReACTivating our Ancestral Connections

Association on American Indian Affairs
Clarksville, MD/USA

October 13 - 14

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies International Conference

Environmental Justice in US History

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies

October 13 - 15


Symposium of the Photography Network

Intersecting Photographies

Photography Network & Howard University
Washington, DC/USA

October 13 - 15

Gulf South History & Humanities Conference

40th Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference

Including Special Theme Sessions on “Celebrating the Diverse Communities of the Gulf South”

The Gulfport Beachfront Courtyard by Marriott
Gulfport, MS/USA

October 14- 15


International Conference

Tenth Biennial International Conference on American Studies

Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies, Akaki Tsereteli State University

October 14 - 16

Midwest Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA) Annual Conference

Indigenous Studies Area

DePaul University
Chicago, IL/USA

October 15 - 16


The View from the Anthropocene: Exploring the Human Epoch From Post-Anthropocene Perspectives

Institute of English and American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Debrecen

October 19



Education after Genocide: Shifting Approaches to Conflict, Prevention and Redress

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN/USA

October 20 - 22

MANECCS Conference on Canadian Studies

Mid-Atlantic-New England Council for Canadian Studies Conference

Niagara Falls (Niagara Purchase Territory), ON/Canada

October 20 - 22


Postcolonial Matters of Life and Death


October 20 - 23

Conference of the American Council for Québec (ACQS

22nd Biennial Conference of the American Council for Québec (ACQS)

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, MD/USA

October 21 - 22

ClassCrits XIII Conference

Unlocking Inequality: Revisiting the Intersection of Race and Class

ClassCrits, Inc. & Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Houston, TX/USA

October 21 - 23


Annual Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS)

Narrative, Environment, Social Justice

University of Salzburg

October 25 - 27

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) Conference

International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museum

Pechanga Resort and Casino
Temecula, CA/USA

October 26 - 29

SECAC Annual Conference


Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, MD/USA

October 27 - 29

Conference of the Central European Association for Canadian Studies

Canadian Landscapes

Eötvös Loránd University, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Pázmány Péter Catholic University & Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences

October 28 - 30


International American Studies Association (IASA) World Congress

Matters of Life: Human Scapes and Scopes

International American Studies Association (IASA) & School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

October 28 - 30

Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples (ERIP) Conference

The Power of Discourse vs. the Discourse of Power in Indigenous and Afro-descendant Rights in the Americas

Mexico City/Mexico

October 29 - 30


International Conference

Narratives of Displacement

London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

November 01 - 30


Film Festival

27th Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards

Los Angeles, CA/USA

November [exact date TBD]


New Jersey History Conference

New Jersey and Histories of Immigration/Migration

[Location TBD]

November 02 - 04

American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference

Space & Autonomy

Collin College
Frisco, TX/USA

November 04


Impacts of a Nation: A Symposium

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum
Washington, DC/USA

November 04 - 05


Race, Slavery, and Land. Moravian Legacies in a Global Context, 1722-2000

Moravian University
Bethlehem, PA/USA

November 04 - 12

Film Festival

American Indian Film Festival 47

San Francisco, CA/USA

November 10 - 13

North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) Meeting

NACBS Annual Meeting

Chicago, IL/USA

November 10 - 13

Meeting of the Southern Historical Association (SHA)

Southern History Now! Upheavals, Reckonings, and Reimaginings

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor,
Baltimore, MD/USA

November 11- 13

Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Geographies of the Fantastic and Quotidian

Luskin Conference Center and Hotel
Los Angeles, CA/USA

November 16- 18

American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) Conference


Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University

November 18- 20

Film Festival

Pocahontas Reframed

Leslie Cheek Theatre, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Richmond, VA/USA


January 05 - 08

American Historical Association (AHA) Meeting

136th AHA Annual Meeting

Philadelphia, PA/USA

- January 08

Special Exhibition

Wampum. Beads of Diplomacy in New France

Musée du quai Brany - Jacques Chirac

January 08

Special Exhibition

Lightning Symbol and Snake Danke. Aby Warburg and Pueblo Art

Museum am Rothenbaum (MARKK)

January 26 - 29

The Southern Humanities Conference

Myths and Mythmaking

Holiday Inn Riverwalk
San Antonio, TX/USA

- January 29

Special Exhibition

Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight

National Museum of American Indian (NMAI)
Washington, DC/USA

February 02 - 05

Indianer Inuit: The North American Film Festival

More than Leather and Feather


[date tba]

44th American Indian Workshop

[theme tba]

Department of American Studies, School of English and American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University

March 03 - 05

Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS)

Solidarities. Networks – Convivialities – Confrontations

Hotel am Badersee

- March 26

Photo Exhibition

Native Runway - Indigenous Fashion from North America

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut (d.a.i.)

March 30 - April 02


April 13 - May 04


OAH Conference on American History

Confronting Crises: History for Uncertain Times

Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Los Angeles, CA/USA


[exact date and place has not yet been set]

San Jacinto Symposium on Texas Revolutionary History

After San Jacinto: The Texas Republic Stands Apart

Texas State Historical Association
Austin, TX/USA

April 20 - 21

International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses

Responding to Climate Change: Governing the Climate Emergency

UBC Robson Square
Vancouver, BC/Canada

April 20 - 23


Religion in the North American West

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
Indianapolis, IN/USA

May 25 - 27

Conference of the Nordic Association of American Studies (NAAS)

Crises and Turns: Continuities and Discontinuities in American Culture

Uppsala University

June 07 - 10

International Conference

France and Louisiana: A "Special Relationship?"

Bordeaux Montaigne University

June 13 - 15

International Conference

Institut des Amériques Congress

co-organized by LARHRA (University Jean Moulin Lyon 3), LCE (University Lumière Lyon 2) and Triangle (University Lumière Lyon 2) laboratories


November 09 - 12

Meeting of the Southern Historical Association (SHA)

[Title tba]

Charlotte, NC/USA


[date tba]

45th American Indian Workshop

[theme tba]

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice
Pardubice/Czech Republic

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